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Fall 2024
Jun 16, 2024
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AAE 33300 - Fluid Mechanics
Credit Hours: 3.00. Kinematics of fluids and conservation equations for mass, momentum, and energy. Viscous and inviscid incompressible flow. Lift and drag in subsonic flow. Introduction to compressibility and boundary layers. Potential flow.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: School of Aero and Astro Engr
Department: Aeronautics & Astronautics

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Calculate aerodynamic forces and moments from pressure and shear stress distributions. 2. Apply dynamic similarity to scale up data. 3. Apply global conservation of mass and mementum to engineering systems. 4. Apply Bernoulli's equation (relating pressure and velocity). 5. Calculate lift for an arbitrary airfoil using panel methods. 6. Calculate drag for an arbitrary airfoil using integral boundary layer methods.

(Undergraduate level MA 30300 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 30400 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently]) and (Undergraduate level AAE 20300 Minimum Grade of C- and Undergraduate level AAE 25100 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] and Undergraduate level AAE 20000 Minimum Grade of S)

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